When I found out I was expecting each of my children, moments of pure happiness starting flooding all of my thoughts. I imagined going to the park with them, dressing them up for Halloween, their faces on Christmas morning…I thought about kissing them goodnight and snuggling in with them on Saturday mornings while I drink… Continue reading The Truth About Motherhood
The last week and a half of August symbolizes many things to many people. It symbolizes the end of care free summers, the start of school, and if you live in Minnesota and the surrounding areas, it means cheese curds, deep fried snickers bars, turkey legs, and anything you can think of eaten off a… Continue reading The Great Minnesota Get Together…and Puke
Some of you probably lump me in with a large group of people that you see on your Facebook pages and other social media sites who sell things. You all see these people who are part of multi-level-marketing companies or “pyramid schemes” for the most uninformed out there. I never in a million years… Continue reading Yes, I Sell Things…But Passion Comes First.
Making memories with your kids is more important than vanity. I have an imperfect body, and with that I have an imperfect view of what a perfect body means. But guess what?!? My kids do not give a shit about what my body looks like. All they care about it playing with Mom at the… Continue reading Put On That Bathing Suit and Make Memories
Holy moly, this is a good deal! You all know I love Beautycounter, and I am a huge advocate of switching over to safer personal care products. Right now, they are offering a HUGE deal! Spend $150, get a Cleansing Balm ($80 value) or Citrus Body Oil ($73) for FREE! Now through Sunday, July 30th,… Continue reading An Easy Way to Switch to Safer Products <>
Every mom has this vision in her head of getting that perfect family photo to use in Christmas cards, show off to friends, get printed on a too expensive canvas to hang in their fancy dining room, and/or to end up doing nothing with because, well…life. I, too, had this vision in my head and… Continue reading The Hell of Family Pictures
I’ve shared with many people my journey to nontoxic beauty products. I’ve always taken care of my skin, and with Beautycounter, I take care of my health while taking care of my skin. But, I’ve also learned that anti-aging and skincare also comes from within. In my research, I’ve realize a secret ingredient that helps… Continue reading A Secret Anti-Aging Solution
I was feeling really good at about 6 months postpartum when my weight was lower than my pre-baby weight, but something wasn’t really sitting right with me. Actually, many things weren’t sitting right….or the same way they used to.
Ugh, can we talk about this thing called “mom guilt”? Are all moms born with it, and then it lies dormant in the inner parts of our souls until having a baby magically releases it to the surface? And not only does it just rise to the surface, it shoots out all over messing with… Continue reading F*ck You, Mom Guilt!
At three months postpartum, people keep commenting on how great I look! While it is very flattering, the first thing that comes out of my mouth is “you should see me naked…it’s all an illusion.” As most new moms know, things shift and your body isn’t quite the same…at least not at three months… Continue reading A Real Weight Loss Plan for New Moms